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FROM THE TOS PRESIDENT. Hello TOS members! The TOS Council you elected has been hard at work on a new strategic plan to guide the work of the society over the next 3 years. We started by revamping the TOS mission statement and offer this revised mission for member consideration. > READ MORE

2024 JERLOV MEDAL. The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce that Professor Dariusz Stramski of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has been selected as the 2024 recipient of the Nils Gunnar Jerlov Medal. > READ MORE


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Join us in Las Palmas in October for the leading international conference on the optics of inland, coastal, and ocean waters. Learn more on the Ocean Optics XXVI website.

Building on the momentum of hosting over 5,500 attendees in New Orleans last month, we’re excited to announce that Glasgow, Scotland, UK, will be the host city for OSM26! The event will be held in February 2026 at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), located on the bank of the River Clyde.

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Oceanography is an open access journal featuring peer-reviewed articles that chronicle all aspects of ocean science and its applications.

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